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Can my regular doctor do the flexible sigmoidoscopy in his clinic?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Some do still

Yes.

In brief: Some do still

Yes.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: If trained in it

Fewer training programs in family medicine, primary care and internal medicine provide training in flexible sigmoidoscopy.
The indications for this procedure are fewer;;colonoscopy is a better test to screen for colon polyps/cancer or to evaluate many other colon issues. Gastroenterologists, and colorectal surgeons have training in colonoscopy..

In brief: If trained in it

Fewer training programs in family medicine, primary care and internal medicine provide training in flexible sigmoidoscopy.
The indications for this procedure are fewer;;colonoscopy is a better test to screen for colon polyps/cancer or to evaluate many other colon issues. Gastroenterologists, and colorectal surgeons have training in colonoscopy..
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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